Samuel Benjamin Goldstein

Associate | Washington, D.C. | (202) 887-6951
(202) 887-6951

Sam Goldstein is an associate in Morrison & Foerster’s Appellate and Supreme Court Practice Group in the Washington, D.C. office.

Sam’s practice focuses on complex appellate matters. He has prepared certiorari petitions and amicus briefs for the Supreme Court of the United States, and has briefed appeals in federal and state courts of appeals throughout the country. His experience spans many areas of law, including patent appeals before the Federal Circuit as well as appeals involving arbitration, class actions, copyrights, and the False Claims Act. He has also presented oral argument in the Ninth Circuit.

Before joining Morrison & Foerster, Sam served as a law clerk for Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, and for Judge Richard G. Taranto of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit.

Sam earned his J.D. from Stanford Law School, where he was an articles editor for the Stanford Law Review, a lead editor for the Stanford Technology Law Review, and a member of the Supreme Court Litigation Clinic. During law school, he interned in the Appellate Division of the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the District of Columbia. Sam received his A.B. magna cum laude from Harvard University in chemistry and physics.

Sam is admitted to practice in California and the District of Columbia.

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